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Human herpesvirus 8 (HHV-8) is the infectious etiologic agent associated with Kaposi sarcoma, primary effusion lymphoma, and multicentric Castleman disease.
4) Proposed inciting agents include EBV, (5) human herpesvirus 6 and human herpesvirus 8, (6) human immunodeficiency virus (7) and parvovirus B19, (8) and paramyxoviruses, parainfluenza virus, Yersinia enterocolitica, and toxoplasma.
c-MYC, PAX5, PIM1, RhoH/TTF) , and co-infection with Epstein--Barr virus (EBV) and human herpesvirus 8 (HHV8).
Elevated virus loads of Kaposi sarcoma-associated human herpesvirus 8 predict Kaposi sarcoma disease progression, but elevated levels of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 do not.
The disease is believed to result from infection with human herpesvirus 8 (HHV-8), but generally only leads to tumor growth among individuals with weakened immune systems, such as people with AIDS and organ transplant recipients.
Researchers at the Graduate School of Public Health found that human herpesvirus 8 (HHV8), often a precursor to the blood vessel cancer Kaposi's sarcoma (KS) in HIV-positive adults, causes no symptoms or only a mild flu- like illness in healthy adults without HIV, and has no negative effects on their immune systems.
Although follow-up studies also placed that virus, human herpesvirus 8 (HHV8), at the scene of the crime, nagging doubts about its guilt remained-in part because scientists couldn't find a cancer-causing weapon wielded by the infectious agent.
This report provides information on the therapeutic development for Human Herpesvirus 8 (HHV-8) Infections, complete with latest updates, and special features on late-stage and discontinued projects.